Period
to 1 June 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 1 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Algorithms
England > North West
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 130 185 203
Rank change year-on-year +55 +18 -3
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 17 18 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 0.58% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.88% 1.22% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 15
Median daily rate £438 £750 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +74.42% +32.31%
10th Percentile £300 £413 £366
90th Percentile £506 £825 £526
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.00 £47.50 £35.11
% change year-on-year -3.16% +35.31% -26.09%

Algorithms is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 903 1,480 1,785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.07% 28.44% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 919 1,055
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £237 £258
90th Percentile £614 £588 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £470
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 65 118
Median hourly rate £34.89 £20.50 £21.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.17% -5.09% +15.63%
10th Percentile £13.10 £12.02 £12.45
90th Percentile £54.00 £47.56 £58.93
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year +34.01% -7.16% +14.31%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Algorithms as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in the North West

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Algorithms in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Algorithms in the North West

Algorithms
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Algorithms in the North West over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Algorithms in the North West

Algorithms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Algorithms in the North West.

Hourly rate trend for Algorithms in the North West

Algorithms
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms within the North West region over the 6 months to 1 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +44 13 £450 -40.00% 3
Cheshire +29 2 £330 -
Merseyside +13 1 £300 -41.46%
Lancashire - 1 £425 -
Algorithms
England

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Algorithms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Machine Learning
2 7 (41.18%) Data Science
3 6 (35.29%) Power BI
3 6 (35.29%) Power Platform
4 5 (29.41%) GCP
4 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
4 5 (29.41%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (29.41%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (23.53%) OnBase
5 4 (23.53%) Document Management
5 4 (23.53%) Kofax
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) ETL
5 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
5 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (23.53%) R
5 4 (23.53%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (23.53%) Predictive Modelling
5 4 (23.53%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (23.53%) QA
5 4 (23.53%) Use Case
5 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
5 4 (23.53%) ETL Development
5 4 (23.53%) OCR
6 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
6 3 (17.65%) BigQuery

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) OnBase
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) JBoss
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Power Platform
2 5 (29.41%) GCP
3 2 (11.76%) AWS
3 2 (11.76%) Azure
3 2 (11.76%) BrowserStack
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
1 1 (5.88%) OSPF
1 1 (5.88%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
1 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Power BI
2 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (17.65%) BigQuery
3 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 3 (17.65%) Redis
3 3 (17.65%) SAP BW
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.76%) Big Data
4 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
4 2 (11.76%) MySQL
4 2 (11.76%) OrientDB
5 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.88%) Looker
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket
1 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket Server
1 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
1 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) IntelliJ
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.76%) Postman
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Data Scientist
3 2 (11.76%) Data Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Data Science Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Science Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer in Test
4 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) TIBCO Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (17.65%) NumPy
2 3 (17.65%) REST
2 3 (17.65%) Spring
2 3 (17.65%) TensorFlow
3 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) Spring Boot
4 1 (5.88%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Life Science
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Data Science
1 7 (41.18%) Machine Learning
2 5 (29.41%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (23.53%) Document Management
3 4 (23.53%) ETL
3 4 (23.53%) ETL Development
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) OCR
3 4 (23.53%) Predictive Modelling
3 4 (23.53%) Use Case
3 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
4 3 (17.65%) Anomaly Detection
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security
4 3 (17.65%) Naive Bayes
4 3 (17.65%) Neural Network
4 3 (17.65%) Statistics
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) R
4 3 (17.65%) ABAP
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
5 2 (11.76%) Groovy
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) PhD
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.88%) ISO 26262
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Kofax
2 3 (17.65%) Google
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Tableau
3 1 (5.88%) TIBCO